2005 Chevy Trailblazer is a super reliable and dependable beast.
I really do like my Chevy Trailblazer. It has been a super reliable car for me to have. Living up North, there is almost always snow or something I have to get through and the dependability is so amazing. I love that I can choose to use 2 wheel drive, All wheel and even 4 wheel. I also just love that I have so much room, but I'm not driving a huge truck. The only complaints I have is that the make of my blazer is that there is no aux nor a cassette player, so I cannot use an aux. I also am not extremely fond of the gas mileage. If I could have a car just like the trailblazer that is more gas efficient, I would buy it in a heartbeat! The reliability, comfort, and the performance of this car has me hooked and I won't buy another car until this one breaks or I can find something similar to it.
Features of our 2005 Chevrolet trailblazer.
Our trailblazer has leather seats, a sunroof, Bose stereo, and every other extra feature. We bought it used 2 years ago, and it has run great ever since. We have replaced brakes and tires, and of course the oil. My husband did the work, as he was a mechanic for 40 years. It has heated seats, which are great in winter, as they heat up faster than the regular heat does. Each side of the front seats has it is own temperature controls, which is helpful since my husband and I often need different settings to be comfortable. This vehicle has been very reliable and we enjoy driving it. We have driven in rain and snow. At times we've used the 4 wheel drive when stuck in sand and it pulls right out. When we are ready to upgrade we will likely look for the same car in a newer year.
The trailblazer is a very reliable and comfortable SUV.
My Chevy trailblazer runs good for the most part, I have had issues with it like sensors causing my engine light to blink, an exhaust leaks came after my sensors went bad, it's very common for the o2 sensor to fail a lot, other than that it's a good SUV to drive, mine has been very reliable, it gets good gas mileage also, but long as you keep up on maintenance the SUV will last a very long time, mine has almost 200, 000 miles on it and it still drives just as smooth as the first day I got it, it's also a comfortable SUV, I spend a lot of time in it and I drive at least 200 miles a day in it.
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Driver-side Overlap FrontN/A
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc *
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Daytime running lamps, includes automatic exterior lamp control *
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Visibility > WindshieldFeb 2, 2005
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Feb 2, 2005
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 212, 'WINDSHIELD MOUNTING.' THE WINDSHIELD URETHANE BEAD MAY NOT HAVE ADHERED TO THE BODY IN CERTAIN AREAS DURING THE CURE PROCESS.
IF A CRASH OCCURS, THE WINDSHIELD MAY NOT BE RETAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO A VEHICLE OCCUPANT.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WINDSHIELD. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MARCH 10, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, OR GMC AT 1-866-996-9463.
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